Sorry Charlie, This Tuna’s Really Got Taste

A bluefin tuna was auctioned off at Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market yesterday for a record price of 56.49 million yen, which is about $736,000. And you think you get sticker shock at Safeway. The $1,238 per pound tuna will be cut into 10,000 pieces and sold by the Sushi-Zanmai restaurant chain for $5.45 per nigiri or $27.25 for a lovely tuna sandwich, mayonnaise and lettuce included.

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